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Percy HarvinJoe Camporeale/USA TODAY SportsWhere do the Seahawks rank among the past 10 Super Bowl champions?

They didn't own the regular season; 13-3 is a fine record, sure, but not one for the history books. However, the way the Seattle Seahawks ended their campaign was something to behold. Basically dominating from the first play from scrimmage, Pete Carroll's team smashed the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII, allowing them to join the list of NFL champions in style. Does this make them the best title winner from the past 10 seasons? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

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Rank: Past 10 Super Bowl Champs

2013 Seahawks

2013 Seahawks

13-3, beat Broncos 43-8

2012 Ravens

2012 Ravens

10-6, beat 49ers 34-31

2011 Giants

2011 Giants

9-7, beat Patriots 21-17

2010 Packers

2010 Packers

10-6, beat Steelers 31-25

2009 Saints

2009 Saints

13-3, beat Colts 31-17

2008 Steelers

2008 Steelers

12-4, beat Cardinals 27-23

2007 Giants

2007 Giants

10-6, beat Patriots 17-14

2006 Colts

2006 Colts

12-4, beat Bears 29-17

2005 Steelers

2005 Steelers

11-5, beat Seahawks 21-10

2004 Patriots

2004 Patriots

14-2, beat Eagles 24-21

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NFL Divisional Round Pick 'Em!

And then there were eight. With the Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles all falling at home and the Kansas City Chiefs losing a heartbreaker on the road, the matchups are set for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. And all but one is a rematch, with the San Francisco 49ers (at Carolina Panthers), New Orleans Saints (at Seattle Seahawks) and Denver Broncos (vs. San Diego Chargers) getting a chance to avenge mid- to late-season losses. In the other, a recent playoff rivalry gets rekindled: Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots. Which teams will emerge victorious? What are your conference and Super Bowl picks?

Which team will win this divisional playoff game in New England?

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  • Which team will win Saturday's divisional playoff game at Seattle?

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  • Which team will win this divisional playoff game in Denver?

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  • Which team will win this divisional playoff game at Carolina?

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  • Which team will win the AFC?

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  • Which team will win the NFC?

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  • Which team will win the Super Bowl?

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One weekend down, four teams out of the NFL playoffs. Gone are three division champions and a strong wild-card team. How do the final eight squads rank? Did any of the wild-card-round winners move up or down? Click on the images below to set your list!

NFL playoff teams

49ers

49ers

12-4, 2nd in NFC West

Broncos

Broncos

13-3, 1st in AFC West

Chargers

Chargers

9-7, 3rd in AFC West

Colts

Colts

11-5, 1st in AFC South

Panthers

Panthers

12-4, 1st in NFC South

Patriots

Patriots

12-4, 1st in AFC East

Saints

Saints

11-5, 2nd in NFC South

Seahawks

Seahawks

13-3, 1st in NFC West

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Saints, Niners prevail in NFC

The wild-card round of the 2013-14 NFL playoffs nearly belonged to all the road teams. In the AFC, the Chargers beat the host Bengals, while a furious rally was all that saved the home-standing Colts versus the Chiefs. In the NFC, there were no exceptions. Thanks to last-second field goals in both games, the Saints on Saturday tipped the Eagles, and the 49ers on Sunday braved bitter-cold conditions to take out the Packers. Does either NFC team have another road win in it?

Which win was most impressive?

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  • Which team will win Saturday's divisional playoff game at Seattle?

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  • Which team will win this divisional playoff game at Carolina?

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  • What effect will Seattle's 34-7 win on Dec. 2 vs. New Orleans have on the Saints-Seahawks divisional playoff game?

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  • What effect will Carolina's Nov. 10 win at San Francisco have on the 49ers-Panthers divisional playoff game?

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  • Which team is under more pressure in their playoff game on Sunday?

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  • Whom would you rather have at quarterback?

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  • Whom would you rather have at quarterback?

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  • Which was the best team eliminated from the playoffs this past weekend?

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  • Which team will win the NFC?

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  • Which team will win the Super Bowl?

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NFL Playoffs -- Wild-Card Pick 'Em

It came down to the final game of the regular season, but finally, we can say it: The 12-team field for the 2013-14 NFL playoffs is set. The Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos and New England Patriots own first-round byes. The other eight teams must start their marches toward the Super Bowl in less than a week. Who ya got in the wild-card matchups? Which teams will win the AFC and NFC? What about the Super Bowl?

Which team will win the wild-card playoff game at Cincinnati?

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  • Which team will win the wild-card playoff game at Green Bay?

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  • Which team will win the Super Bowl?

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